Books tagged: escapism

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A Minute in March
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,920. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Swimming & Diving, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Lou has reached an age of reflection and wants to swim to France. Or does he? Is his behaviour down to ambition, a sense of duty, escapism, or sheer desperation? Should he not be content with his lot? Has he got what it takes? This training diary documents the journeys and friendships that meet their inevitable test at the hands of nature. Sales of this book support the cancer charity Fish Aid.
Milk
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,810. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Coming of age
When a family friend arrives on Becky's doorstep and agrees to take her away for a few days, she can't believe her luck. But a chance encounter at Mike's house will alter the balance of their relationship forever. Will the weekend trip they take together turn a teenage crush into a wondrous dream, or will she sleepwalk into her very own nightmare?
Café Antoinette
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,830. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Professor Luci Ames doesn’t know what to do about her husband, who’s become obsessed with the need for a child. As pent-up pressures enter the marriage, Luci finds herself turning into someone she’s not. The charmed oasis of Café Antoinette offers Luci relief, but also ignites a passion inside her. Her fantasies come at a greater cost than Luci can ever imagine. And any choice is a game-changer.
Mississippi Raider (Dusty Fog's Civil War Book 1)
Series: Dusty Fog's Civil War. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 62,170. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
During the US Civil War, Belle had seen her parents killed in cold blood by agents from the North. Driven by her desire for revenge, she joined the Great Cause. That took her into the heart of a nation cleaved in two, and closer to her parents’ killers. Joining the Secret Service of the Confederacy, she pitted her courage, wits and fighting skills against the Union's best agents.
Checking In - Suspect Package
Series: Men at Work, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 10,130. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Rob works for Global Air Lite and as usual there's nothing happening at the check-in desks. So he decides to liven things up, as usual. With calamitous results, as usual. Laugh out load funny and great a escape from 'normality'.
The Baby Box
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 22,970. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Yvonne is 45. She’s had an interesting life. She’s killed her step mother. She’s been in prison for the last 12 years. Two days ago she gave birth for the first time. Now she’s on the run from the police and a media crusade. We join her as she takes refuge in the empty, old family home, roaming from room to room, unlocking secrets and fears, trying to make sense of it all; telling us her story.
Fusion
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,810. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
“A chick kicking arse. Great fun.” Freya, named for her bloody tears, has always been different but never known why. News regarding her mother’s death leads Freya to Tokyo where she discovers others like her - and violence. Freya’s life turns upside down. One man holds answers, another risks everything. Freya can fight, but is soon in over her head. Finally she can no longer deny what she is.
The Escape Artist
Price: Free! Words: 1,130. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Literature » Literary
What is there to be thankful for, when everyone seems so lost?
Death And The Supernatural
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,560. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Death and the Supernatural is a story about a lady zoologist, Dr. Rosalie Taylor, whose spirit, under certain circumstances, could leave her body and go flying off into the night sky. A supernatural being, Massassi, came to console Rosalie when her husband unexpectedly died.
Universe Horribilis
You set the price! Words: 28,860. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
The new science fiction, fantasy, and horror short story collection, "Universe Horribilis" from Third Flatiron Anthologies, takes you on a whirlwind tour of cosmic irony. Hope for the best, plan for the worst, and. . . prepare to be crushed by the semi full of cows skidding your way.